|To Have Done With The Judgment of God, written and read by Antonin Artaud - Pacifica Radio Archives|
TO HAVE DONE WITH THE JUDGEMENT OF GOD, written and read by Antonin Artraud. Artraud reads from his play, in French. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Oct. 1968. In French.(41 min.) BB2075 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: artraud; antonin; pacifica
|A Night in Chicago - 27 Aug 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A NIGHT IN CHICAGO / reported by Dale Minor, Phil Watson and Bob Fass. Produced by Elsa Knight Thompson. Documentary report on the demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Includes ctuality of Bobby Seale, Black Panther Party co-founder outside the Convention Center at a Black Panther rally; Dick Gregory at President Lyndon Johnson's "birthday" party; and reports from Allen Ginsberg and Studs Terkel about police brutality at a religious prayer vigil...
Keywords: chicago; panther; johnson; ginsberg; terkel; seale; pacifica; thompson; gregory
|Nelson Mandela : noblest son of Africa - 50th anniversary of Pacifica Radio|
Several voices come together to tell the four part documentary on the life and influence of Nelson Mandela, South African president who served from 1994-1999 and the first president to be elected in South Africa by a representative democratic election. Sandra Radley is the producer, writer, and narrator. Bill Wax is the executive producer.
|Don Juan the Sorcerer - Carlos Castaneda interviewed by Theodore Roszak - Pacifica Radio Archives|
DON JUAN THE SORCERER - Carlos Castaneda interviewed by Theodore Roszak. Author of "The Teachings of Don Juan" discusses his experiences with hallucinogenic substances used under the guidance of his Yaqui Indian teacher, don Juan Matus. BROADCAST: KPFA, 30 Jan. 1969.(37 min.) BB2038 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: castaneda; hallucinogen; mushrooms; peyote; roszak; matus; pacifica
Downloads: 4,425 (1 review)
|Jazz guitar / Jim Hall trio (Episode 21 of 33)|
The second half of WBAI's Free Music Store concert from December 17, 1971 devoted to guitars (the first half featured classical guitarist Bill Matthews - see BC0709.16). This half features jazz guitarist Jim Hall performing with Benny Aronov, piano, and Ron Carter, bass. Among the pieces played are Where would I be?, Careful, and Little waltz. Produced and recorded in stereo by WBAI's Music Department...
Keywords: Jazz music; Jim Hall trio
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Coretta Scott King - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Widowed three weeks, Coretta Scott King delivers a speech from her husband's notes, including the "Ten Commandments On VietNam". (3:55) Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: king; demonstration; activist; vietnam; pacifica; commandments
|BB0641 James Baldwin: Living and Growing in a White World - Pacifica Radio Archives|
James Baldwin discusses living and growing in a white world in a talk to students at a predominently Black high school in Oakland, California. RECORDED by KQED at Castlemont High School, Oakland. BROADCAST: KPFA, 23 June 1963.
Keywords: Baldwin; Pacifica; KPFA; Castlemont
|An interview with Harvey Milk / interviewed by Greg Gordon.|
"Harvey Milk sits down with Greg Gordon of IMRU (a weekly one-hour radio show made by a group of volunteers focusing on issues affecting the LGBT community in Southern California). Milk discusses being sworn in as a ""candidate who is gay, not a gay candidate"". Discussing the statewide primary for attorney general, the city supervisor addresses the need for politicians to get involved in minority issues...
Keywords: Gordon, Greg; Gays -- California -- Political activity; Gay politicians -- California -- Personal narratives; Gays -- San Francisco (Calif.) -- Political activity
|BB1120 Lenny Bruce Comes Clean - Pacifica Radio Archives|
On the comedian's battle for free speech on stage. Lenny Bruce, forefather of the socially conscious comic speaks before a live audience about drugs, the police and his arrests. Bruce speaks openly about his own addictions, being arrested by the LAPD and the violation of his civil rights. 1963. 28 minutes.
Keywords: Lenny Bruce; Pacifica; Comedy
|Remembering Stonewall : a radio documentary on the birth of a movement / narrated by Michael Schirker ; produced by David Isay.|
"Radio documentary about the New York Police Department Public Morals Section"" raid upon the Stonewall Inn on June 27 1969. Patrons of The Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar, fought the police officers, thus starting a riot. This program uses views of the participants, examines the gay life both before and after the event, and its impact upon gay politics and history in the United States. Participants include: Deputy Inspector Seymour Pine; Sylvia Rivera"
|Seals & Crofts (Episode 2 of 33)|
James "Jimmy" Seals, guitar and violin, and Darrell "Dash" Crofts, electric mandolin and electric piano, perform down-home songs, ballads and some country fiddle tunes at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 14, 1971. Bobby Lichtig accompanies them on bass. Songs include Freaks fret, Irish linen, Earth, Eighth of January, Devil's dream, a Tuvan singing demonstration of Bonaparte's retreat, Tin town, Birthday of my thoughts, Cotton mouth, Ridin' thumb, Wisdom, Springfield mill, High on the mountai...
Keywords: Seals & Crofts; Folk-rock music; Seals; James; 1941-; Crofts; Dash
Downloads: 122 (1 review)
|Martin Luther King Memorial in Central Park 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL IN CENTRAL PARK produced by David Rapkin. Recorded in Central Park Mall, New York City. Description: Actuality of the rally held the day after King's assassination. Includes speeches by Ossie Davis, Dr. Benjamin Spock, James Forman, Florence Kennedy, Lidia Williams, Jarvis Teiner, and Phil Luciano. RECORDED: in Central Park Mall, New York City. BROADCAST: WBAI, 5 Apr. 1968...
Keywords: king; mlk; assassination; memorial; king; central park; wbai; pacifica
|BB2893 George Carlin - Comedian in Transition - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Humorist discusses his transition from straight comedian to a social satirist. He talks about how Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl helped him get started, where he is headed now, and his recent firings from nightclubs for his use of political material and "objectionable" language. Recorded at the Playboy Club, San Francisco, on December 29, 1970.
Keywords: George Carlin; Pacifica; Comedy
|The Assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy - Pacifica Radio Archives|
The Assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Recorded at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, 4 June 1968. Actuality of day of the assassination at Kennedy's campaign headquarters: Jesse Unruh's speech, Kennedy's speech, the shooting, eyewitness accounts. 56minutes. BB4511 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: assassination; president; kennedy; senator; pacifica
|Ganienkeh : for the generations to come / produced by Tim McGovern.|
Ganienkeh, also known as the "Land of the Flint," is the ancestral territory of the Mohawk Nation which is located in the New York Adirondack Preserve. Speakers examine the treaties, incidents, and struggles amongst the traditional Mohawk community.
|The Power of African American Women Disc 2 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Disc 2 of a 9 disc set: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Part 1: "Trial by Sex" by Florynce Kennedy On discrimination against women in the judicial system. WBAI broadcast 7 August 1968, from BB3200. Part 2: "Author Alice Walker Reads Her Short Story, Roselilly" by Alice Walker Author reads her short story, "Roselilly" and describes the story and how she wrote it about her first marriage to a civil rights attorney, from AZ1010.
Keywords: Florynce Kennedy; Alice Walker
|ROBERT F KENNEDY AT SAN FERNANDO VALLEY STATE COLLEGE - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Robert F. Kennedy at San Fernando Valley State College, introduced by Jesse Unruh. Speech to students on campus during his Presidential campaign, shortly before his assassination in Downtown Los Angeles. - RECORDED: by KEDC, Van Nuys, California. BROADCAST: KPFK, 25 Mar. 1968. (50 min.) BB4629.
Keywords: kennedy; valley; college; pacifica; president; campaign; assassination
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - James Baldwin - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Confronted by conservative R.H.Darden, a white reporter, James Baldwin questions his own qualifications to represent the average black man. (3:45)Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: baldwin; pacifica; darden; race
|Live at the Village Gate: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers|
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers perform at the Village Gate with Art Blakey (1919-1990) on drums, Walter Davis, Jr. on piano, Dennis Irwin on bass, David Schnitter on tenor sax, Bobby Watson on Alto Sax, and Valery Ponomarev on trumpet. The group performs Walter Davis, Jr.'s "Jodi," David Schnitter's "Mishima," and two other songs.
|H. Rap Brown and Stokely Carmichael address the Black Panthers|
Speech on Black political action. H. Rap Brown and Stokely Carmichael address the Black Panthers. [Event is a Free Huey rally in February, 1968; either the one held February 17 at the Oakland Auditorium, or February 18 in Los Angeles.]
|Titus groan (Episode 1 of 29)|
Dramatic readings from the first installment of the "Gormenghast" trilogy by British science fiction author Mervyn Peake (1911-1968), adapted for WBAI's Mind's Eye Theatre by kind permission of the U.S. publisher Weybright and Talley. The novels concern the enclosed, created world of the great castle of Gormenghast and its inhabitants, ruled by ritual and torn by madness: Sepulchrave, 76th Earl of Groan (Albert Norton) prone to melancholia and obsessed with the death owls of the Tower of Flints;...
Keywords: Peake; Mervyn Laurence; 1911-1968; Radio adaptations
|Dear Friends: Let's Eat / Firesign Theater|
Aircheck of the Firesign Theater program "Dear Friends: Let's Eat." Firesign Theater is an American comedy group which consists of Phil Austin (Nick Danger), Philip Proctor, Peter Bergman, and David Ossman.
|Martin Luther King at Santa Rita 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Martin Luther King at Santa Rita / produced by Colin Edwards. Description: King's speech at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists imprisoned at the Santa Rita rehabilitation center. MARTIN LUTHER KING AT SANTA RITA produced by Colin Edwards. RECORDED: Santa Rita, California, 14 Jan. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Jan. 1968. (23 min.)BB1460 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: king; demonstration; activist; vietnam; pacifica
Downloads: 1,725 (1 review)
Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory gives a speech on June 7, 1970 at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco at a benefit sponsored by the Committee United for Political Prisoners. Gregory states his feelings that America's problems are every American's responsibility, and that young people are the new target of repression by the government.
|MLK Give Last Speech in Los Angeles 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARTS CONCERNED WITH VIETNAM : BENEFIT FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING. James Baldwin comments before Dr. King's final speech in Los Angeles, followed by the speech itself. Recorded in a Beverly Hills, California home, 16 Mar. 1968. - CONTENT: pt.1. James Baldwin's comments (6 min.) -- pt.2. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech (31 min.). - RECORDED: from the audience, 16 Mar. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFK, 4 Apr...
Keywords: king; demonstration; activist; vietnam; pacifica; baldwin; kpfk
|Big Mama Thornton live at the Museum of Modern Art|
Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton and her "Hound Dog Blues Band" perform at the Museum of Modern Art's "Jazz in the Garden" series on July 22, 1971. The first eight minutes of the recording are a warm-up by Thornton's backing band. David Giorgio introduces Thornton and her band. On this portion of the tape she performs "Mother-in-Law Blues"; "Rock Me Baby"; "Shake, Rattle and Roll"; "Hound Dog"; and "Swing on Home, Big Mama".
|The Wennesland collection - [KPFA]|
Description: KPFA's Bob Sitton interviews Dr. Reidar Wennesland, one of the foremost patrons and collectors of art by Beat-era artists, and artist Arthur Monroe. The Norwegian-born Wennesland, whose medical practice was based in the North Beach district of San Francisco, often accepted paintings in lieu of money for his services. He collected works by Monroe, Jay DeFeo, Jess and George Herms, among many others, at a time when few other collectors did...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Art--San Francisco (Calif.); Painters; Wennesland, Reidar; Monroe, Arthur
|Baldwin and Darden 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
BALDWIN AND DARDEN. A discussion on the plight of Black Americans by James Baldwin with R.H. Darden, introduced by comedian Dick Van Dyke. BROADCAST: KPFK, 1 Apr. 1968.(60 min.) BB4514 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: baldwin; darden; dyke; pacifica; kpfk; racism
|The Theatre of Commitment by Eric Bentley - Pacifica Radio Archives|
The Theatre of Commitment with Eric Bentley; interviewed by Dale Minor. Discussion of political art in the theater, and Bentley's book The Theatre of Commitment and other essays. 1968 (53 min.) BB3137 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: bentley; minor; pacifica; homosexual; gay
|Quentin Crisp Memorial Recording 1908-1999 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Keywords: Quentin Crisp
|BB1324 News report on the Tet offensive. - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dale Minor from Vietnam. Recorded by WBAI reporters in Vietnam, 1968. Description: News report on the Tet offensive. BB1324.
Keywords: pacifica; revolution; ecology; war; tet; vietnam
Downloads: 1,128 (1 review)
|MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARTS CONCERNED WITH VIETNAM - BENEFIT FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Men and women in the arts concerned with Vietnam: A benefit for Martin Luther King. Recorded in a Beverly Hills, California home, 16 Mar. 1968. James Baldwin comments before Dr. King's final speech in Los Angeles, followed by the speech itself. - CONTENT: pt.1. James Baldwin's comments (6 min.) -- pt.2. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech (31 min.). - RECORDED: from the audience, 16 Mar. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFK, 4 Apr...
Keywords: king; benefit; activist; vietnam; pacifica; baldwin; kpfk
|IFStone on Vietnam 1965 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
I.F. STONE ON VIETNAM - SERIES: University of California at Berkeley Vietnam Teach-in, May 21, 1965| no. 2 - Talk on the Vietnam War. RECORDED at the University of California, Berkeley. BROADCAST: KPFA, 3 July 1965. (54 min.) BB2218.04 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: stone; vietnam; berkeley; kpfa; pacifica
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Thich Nhat Hanh - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize to honor his efforts at a peaceful reconciliation to the Vietnam conflict. Thich Nhat Hanh advocates the Buddhist philosophy of non-violence and compassionate action. He continues to teach The Art of Mindful Living in retreats from his exile in France and in workshops around the world. In 1968, Pacifica Radio Archives presented Thich Nhat Hanh reciting his poem The Witness Remains in English and the o...
Keywords: hanh; vietnam; buddhism; poetry; pacifica; nobel
|Dave van Ronk, Patrick Sky and Phil Ochs (Episode 32 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
Dave van Ronk and Patrick Sky perform at WBAI's Free Music Store with special guest Phil Ochs on April 21, 1973. The evening is introduced by WBAI's Steve Rathe. The three guitarists switch off performances throughout the evening. Songs played on Part 1 of this recording include Frankie and Johnny, Casey Jones, Flower lady, [song by Patrick Sky about jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge], You ain't so such a much, Pretty smart on my part, Ramblin' hunchback, The legend of the dead soldier, and Here's...
Keywords: Folk music; Ochs; Phil; Van Ronk; Dave; Sky; Patrick
|Anais Nin reads from "The Diary of Anais Nin"|
French-Cuban Author Anais Nin (1903-1977) reads excerpts from her memoirs "The Diary of Anais Nin" which she began writing at the age of 11and continued to write until her death. She is also the author of "Cities of the Interior" and is aslo well known for her erotica literature.
|The Philidor trio (Episode 17 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
The Philidor Trio, consisting of Elizabeth Humes, soprano, Edward Smith, harpsichord, and Shelley Gruskin, baroque flute and recorders, perform a program of Baroque music and arias at WBAI's Free Music Store on January 14, 1972. The second part of this program includes performances of La Forqueray, Chaconne, and Med�e by Jacques Duphly; a cantata from Phyllis und Thirsis and Four sonatas for flute and harpsichord by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; a number of Italian arias, Le donne col cervello by...
Keywords: Gruskin; Shelley; Hume; Elizabeth; Smith; Edward; Philidor Trio; Music--17th century
|Take Back the Night march featuring a speech by Andrea Dworkin|
Actuality of the Women Take Back the Night march held in Los Angeles on April 19, 1980. Contains a speech by feminist activist Andrea Dworkin (1946-1995), the Los Angeles Women's Chorus and the Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles perform, interviews with participants and actualities from the crowd.
|They wouldn't go to war - Oliver Hirsch and Malcolm Dundas 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
THEY WOULDN'T GO TO WAR - Oliver Hirsch and Malcolm Dundas 1968. Two draft resisters discuss their activities. Dundas relates his imprisonment for refusing alternative service, and Hirsch reflects on his resignation from the Air Force. RECORDED: Berkeley, 2 Oct. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 6 Nov. 1968. (35 min.)BB2028 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: dundas; hirsch; vietnam; resistance; draft; berkeley; pacifica; kpfa
Urvashi Vaid, one-time attorney with the ACLU National Prisoners Project, former director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, co-founder of the Boston Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance and the author of Virtual Equality: The Mainstreaming of Gay and Lesbian Liberation, is considered one of the leading voices in the progressive LGBT movement. In this hour-long lecture, delivered on May 21, 1998, Vaid discusses the legal victories of the GLBT rights movement, anti-gay marriage and adoption la...
Keywords: VAID, URVASHI; GAY AND LESBIAN TASK FORCE; GAY RIGHTS; GAYS; HUMAN RIGHTS; ACLU
|The AIDS summit of the year / Amy Goodman and Mike Alcalay.|
Mike Alcalay and Amy Goodman host coverage of the 6th International AIDS Summit at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. VP George Bush on mandatory testing. Stockholm clip: PM Carlsson at 4th conference. Clip of ACT UP at Montreal. Kenneth Kaunda, Zambian president. Hans-Paul Verhoef. Restrictions on immigration in suspected HIV cases. Chris Sandoval, activist and community liaison for the AIDS office of the SF Dept...
Keywords: Sandoval, Chris; Binder, Matt; Jefferson, Fran; Williams, Reggie; Krim, Mathilde; Kramer, Larry; AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome); Immigration and emigration -- Health and hygiene; Drug abuse -- Health and hygiene -- United States
|New Orleans Jazz Festival : Balfa Brothers|
An absolutely authentic white cajun band from the Bayou Country plays a set of folk music. The Balfas holler and let you know they enjoy what they do. The band is made up of two fiddles, two guitars, an accordion, and a triangle. The recording fades with "Mardi Gras Jig."
|Avenue of dream (Episode 10 of 29)|
A mother, a daughter, a radio and a squalid apartment are the components of this radio play written by Elyse Nass and directed by Daniel Landau for WBAI's Mind's Eye Theatre. Madlyn Cates plays the mother and Jacqueline Portnoy plays Olga, the daughter. Technical direction by Ed Woodard. This recording was formerly cataloged as BB3818.01.
Keywords: Nass; Elyse; Radio plays
|BB4874b John Cage on Rauschenberg, Duchamp, Johns, etc, - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Composer John Cage talks about artists Robert Rauschenberg and Marcel Duchamp, among others. 104 minutes.
Keywords: John Cage; Robert Rauschenberg; Marcel Duchamp
|Dylan Thomas reads Sean O'Casey, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Wilfred Owen.|
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) reads Chapter 1 of Sean O'Casey's autobiography "I Knock at the Door", Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem "The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo, and Wilfred Owen's poem "Strange Meeting"(cut off) at the YM-YWHA Poetry Center on 92nd Street Y in New York City on May 15, 1952. Thomas is a Welsh-born poet and writer short stories and film and radio scripts.
|Say It LOUD: New Songs For Peace - Pacifica Radio Archives and The Polemic Consortium|
Pacifica Radio Archives and The Polemic Consortium presents "Say It LOUD: New Songs For Peace." The Polemic Consortium is Mark Torres, Gomez, Bulldog Music composed by Gomez and Bulldog Mixed and produced by Mark Torres 01. Ed Asner 02. I Want All of My Daughters to be Like Maxine Waters - Maxine Waters (D-CA), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) 03. Damn Some Money - Muhammad Ali 04. Bin Bush - Michael Moore 05...
Keywords: Ed Asner; Maxine Waters; Dennis Kucinich; Muhammad Ali; Michael Moore; Gore Vidal; Tariq Ali; Angela Davis; Fannie Lou Hamer; Thich Nhat Hanh; Greg Palast; Lily Tomlin; Huey Newton; Dr. Helen Caldicott; Che Guevara; John Coltrane; Wounded Knee; George Jackson; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Malcolm X; James Baldwin; Adriene Rich; Langston Hughes; H. Rap Brown; Elijah Muhammad; Bayard Rustin; Rosa Parks; Paul Robeson; Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Cesar Chavez; Dolores Huerta; United Farm Workers; Voice from the Chicano Moratorium
Downloads: 4,094 (1 review)
|James Wong Howe at the 1974 San Francisco Film Festival|
Actuality of Chinese-American cinematographer James Wong Howe talking about his career in Hollywood and taking questions from the audience at the 1974 San Francisco Film Festival following a screening of Funny Lady. Howe tells the audience anecdotes including how he became a camera man, his famous photograph of Mary Miles Minter in which her blue eyes were dark for the first time using orthochromatic film, how he filmed a scene in which a bird lands on Spencer Tracy's hand in The Old Man and the...
|A Tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara - New York City- 3 Nov 1967 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A TRIBUTE TO ERNESTO CHE GUEVARA. - Pedro Juan Rua, Edward Boorstein, Derrick Morrison, Julius Lester and Ralph Schoenman speak on the life and goals of the Latin American revolutionary. Recorded: in New York City, 3 Nov. 1967. BROADCAST: KPFK. 13 May 1972. (61 min.)BB3134 Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: guevara; rua; boorstein; lester; schoenman; revolution; pacifica
|BB3198 Theater for Ideas - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Series of talks about the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Includes statements by Robert Lowell, John Kenneth Galbraith, Tom Hayden, Jeremy Lardner, and Murray Thompson.
Keywords: Robert Lowell; John Kenneth Galbraith; Tom Hayden; Jeremy Lardner; Murray Thompson; 1968 Democratic National Convention; Pacifica Radio Archives; Chicago; 1968
|Reaction to Dan White Verdict / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective.|
"This tape features man-on-the-street reactions to the verdict of the Dan White trial that culminated in the White Night riot of May 21, 1979. Over 10,000 people came out to San Francisco's Civic Center to protest the decision of the courts to convict the former supervisor on two counts of voluntary manslaughter, for which he would receive less than five years of jail time. The reactions of those interviewed range from mournful to livid, with some calling for the total destruction of City Hall...